Production Technician

  • Job Reference: SWR3402
  • Date Posted: 1 June 2022
  • Recruiter: PPC Broadband and Fibre UK
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £24,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Production Technician / Operative - PPC – A Belden brand, is part of the Belden Inc (NYSE: BDC) family.  It has a UK manufacturing site in Parham, near Framlingham in Suffolk which specialises in the manufacturing of Fibre-To-The-Home fibre optic cable. We are experiencing a high level of growth and we are looking for individuals who are keen to develop a career and join our team as Production Technicians

 You will make an impact in the following way: 

As the Production Technician you will be part of a team who will undertake a range of supporting tasks including:

  • Production set-up activities
  • Running of cable extrusion lines
  • Constant monitoring of the lines
  • Maintaining and cleaning tooling
  • Ensure good quality by inspection of finished products

We train our employees on-the-job to learn the continuous process of cable extrusion.  Once trained, you will become valuable technician capable of running cable extrusion lines from start to finish.  Our Production Team works on a rotating three shift pattern.  At busy times you may be asked to work overtime.

In return we offer a salary from £24,000 to £32,000 p.a. depending on levels of experience, with an additional night shift allowance. As well as a company pension, healthcare, an employee discount scheme, cycle to work scheme, paid time off for community charity work and a holiday entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays.  Due to the rural location, it is essential you have your own transport, as site location is short drive off A12 and there are no direct public transport links, there is free parking on site.

About you:

What you will bring: 

  • Experience of manufacturing processes, health and safety best practice plus the ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Basic mechanical ability and knowledge of machine operations
  • Strong sense of team working 
  • Educated to GCSE level in Maths, English and Science (Physics) with grades A–C/8-4 or equivalent
  • An Engineering qualification is an advantage

PPC is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability, or protected veteran status.

Belong - Propel your career surrounded by a diverse team of innovative, goal-oriented individuals who are pursuing the next generation of connectivity solutions. At Belden, you’ll find support and encouragement to find a rapid path to career development. You’ll participate in work that will challenge your mind and position you to excel. Through Belden’s inclusive global environment, you’ll collaborate with colleagues from around the world, gaining exposure to a broad base of expertise and perspectives.

Together, we’ll continue on a journey of innovation, creating a connected world, paving the way for automation, and allowing companies worldwide to collect, translate and use their data to meet key, strategic business objectives.

Believe - We believe in the unlimited potential of a more connected, safer, better world. This position is an opportunity for fellow believers to apply their vision and creativity to help achieve it. As a Belden employee, you’ll be fully immersed with a global team of experts who develop and support the development of highly reliable and mission critical solutions for industries and enterprises that you come into contact with each day. 

Be You - You do your best work when you’re empowered to bring everything that makes you uniquely you to your work. We embrace the diverse perspectives and experiences each team member brings to their role, and we know it’s a catalyst for innovation.

Let’s Write the Next 100 Years Together - Join a global community striving to improve connectivity and security. The work we’re doing puts our people on the front lines of impacting lives and shaping the future. Start your story of innovation by helping Belden write the next chapter in ours. Your future starts at Belden.

If you have all the relevant skills and experience and would like to join our company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

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